For up to date information about bad weather affecting roads in Somerset, please visit the Travel Somerset website.
We are responsible for highway winter service in Somerset, except for the M5, A303 and A36. We have a precautionary salting network, which covers key routes across the county.
You can find a map of our winter salting routes in the Information and Resources section of this page.
Please note - if you are reporting this problem outside normal working hours - Monday 8am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm - and you believe it is an urgent problem and a risk to public safety, please phone the police on 101.
When you contact us please tell us:
what the problem is
exactly where the problem is
your name and address, in case we need to contact you
whether or not the road is usually salted, if you know
What we can do
Precautionary salting (on the pre-salting network) when there is a risk of ice or snow
Clear routes of snow accumulation in priority order
Keep the public informed, for example, by using twitter
What we can't do
- Work on the motorway or trunk roads. These are the responsibility of Highways England
- Salt or grit all roads
- Keep roads free of ice and snow all the time